North West Wisconsin

  • Parents go back to school in Superior to learn more about area resources

    Superior, WI ( --- It was back to school for parents at the Superior Middle School Saturday as they attended the annual youth fair to get an education about area resources.

  • Plea hearing set for double homicide suspect

    Bayfield County, WI ( There could be a major change to a double homicide case in Iron River.

  • Wisconsin reaches over $400 million in budget surplus

    Duluth, MN ( --- The Badger State began the 2014 budget with $400 million in budget surplus, which is the largest rainy day fund in state history.

  • MN PUC takes up Sandpiper Pipeline proposal

    St. Paul, MN ( --- After hours of deliberation, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission made the decision Thursday afternoon to go forward with an environmental review of six of eight alternative routes for Enbridge's proposed Sandpiper Pipeline. Along with that, the PUC has requested the company to provide a certificate of need for the pipeline before the route permitting process.

  • Clean-Up kits available to flood victims in Sawyer County WI

    Hayward, WI ( -- While the water levels are receding, people are still cleaning up after the largest storm since 1941 hit Sawyer County. Sawyer County officials say 266 structures were damaged due to the storm that swept though Sawyer County last Thursday.

  • Field of flags honors "Champions for Change" on Sept. 11

    Hayward, WI ( --- The Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) tribe of Wisconsin put on quite a display at the tribe's third annual "Champions for Change" Field of Honor event today.

  • Cable WI Law Enforcement honors fallen officer

    Cable, WI ( -- Eighteen years ago a member of the Bayfield County Sheriff's Department was shot and killed in the line of Duty. On Wednesday, members of law enforcement gathered in Cable to remember Corporal Richard Parquette.

  • Super Fund site damaged by severe wind, high waves

    Ashland, WI ( --- High winds and waves are causing concern in Ashland where part of a pilot project for cleanup of a Super Fund site was damaged Wednesday.

  • Lake Superior waves reached 14 feet Wednesday, heavy rain and strong winds

    Duluth, MN ( --- Wave heights of as much as 14 feet are being recorded on the South Shore of Lake Superior, and areas inland are being flooded (minor coastal flooding and erosion issues).

  • Hayward residents brace themselve for more rain

    Hayward WI, ( -- Sawyer County officials say 142 homes have been affected by storms that dumped upwards of five inches of rain through out the Hayward Area last Thursday. "It's been a nightmare. The rain has stopped, the sun is shining, everyone thinks we are in recovery mode and us around Shoe's Pond are still dealing with water coming in the house," said Sandy Okamoto.

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